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Steven Andrew McAlpine
Steven is the Head of Data Science at First Street Foundation and has spent his career determining the tangible impact of real-world actions.
Published in Miami Herald on July 25th, 2018
Hannah is a data reporter at ProPublica. She previously worked as a data fellow at ProPublica and in education policy research with MDRC, a nonpartisan, nonprofit research organization specializing in random assignment program evaluation. She holds a master’s degree in quantitative methods for social sciences from Columbia University, where her coursework focused on applied statistics, research methodology and data science.
Published in ProPublica on June 22, 2018
Since this story was published, Medicare announced plans to cut funding to the heart transplant program at Baylor St. Luke's starting in August: Medicare to Terminate Funding for St. Luke’s Heart Transplant Program in Houston
Sean is a current QMSS student. He is the co-founder of Data for Progress and essayist whose work has also been featured in Politico, The New Republic, Al Jazeera, Quartz, The Rolling Stone, The Atlantic, The American Prospect, The Week, The Nation, Vox, Salon and Boston Review
Published in The New York Times on May 23, 2018
Published in FiveThirtyEight on May 28, 2018
Schinria is a quantitative and qualitative people researcher who is passionate about deriving data-driven insights to shed light on human behavior and help organizations realize their opportunities and maximize their future impact.
Published by the Columbia University Data Science Institute on June 11, 2018
Bob is Chief Data Scientist at Crisis Text Line. He specializes in the application of behavioral psychology to questions of data collection, analysis, & reporting, to make sure data leads to strategic actions. He has written for the Harvard Business Review and Medium, and was named one of Chronicle of Philanthropy’s 40 Under 40 in 2016.
Published by Vox on June 9, 2018
Elan is a data scientist and the cofounder of BlueLabs, an analytics and technology company based in Washington, DC. Before joining BlueLabs, Mr. Kriegel was the Battleground States Analytics Director for Obama for America.
Published by Columbia GSAS News on June 6, 2018